Seminar Detail

The Ultimate Guide to Treating Hand and Wrist Injuries
The Ultimate Guide to Treating Hand and Wrist Injuries

Where:   SPOKANE, WA

When:  Wednesday, November 20, 2019 at 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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Details

$229.99
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$199.99
2+ Group Rate: per person
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Location

MIRABEAU PARK HOTEL & CONFERENCE CENTER
N 1100 SULLIVAN RD
SPOKANE, WA 99037
Phone:  (509) 924-9000
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Course Description:

Whether you want to treat the root cause of hand and wrist impairments faster, enhance your clinic’s services for patients seeking hand therapy, or add personal value within a large organization, this program will get you where you want to go.

Created by one of the most trusted names in hand therapy, The Ultimate Guide to Treating Hand and Wrist Injuries will teach you today’s top strategies for efficiently evaluating and resolving many common diagnoses. Clinicians have seen countless patients – from assembly line workers with carpal tunnel to high level athletes with ligament injuries – rediscover the joys of functional, pain-free living using the interventions you’ll learn in this program.

Join Josh Gerrity, OTR/L, CHT, as he shares a proven framework for rehabilitation that combines today’s best practices with over 18 years of experience helping patients recover from hand and wrist impairments in a variety of practice settings.

If you’re chasing symptoms without getting to the “why” of your patients’ impairment, you’re losing time, money, and referrals. This course is your path to delivering results for your patients.

Sign up today, make yourself the go-to resource for resolving frustrating hand and wrist injuries in your clinic or facility, and feel the satisfaction of giving patients back the function they lost and activities they love!
Objectives:
  1. Discuss the latest advances in hand therapy and their implications for rehab.
  2. Demonstrate a comprehensive assessment, identifying and differentiating root causes of pain and impairment.
  3. Integrate the most effective intervention available for restoring function and reducing pain, edema and scarring.
  4. Combine multiple approaches for better outcomes, including exercises to improve ROM, strength, and endurance, as well as taping and other modalities.
  5. Design effective, innovative plans of care for a wide range of hand impairments and diagnoses.
  6. Apply the assessments and interventions discussed in this seminar to a series of interactive case scenarios.
OUTLINE

Hot topics in hand therapy
  • Give your patients the benefit of cutting edge research and treatments
HANDS-ON LAB: Upgrade your assessment and clinical reasoning skills
  • Identify key hand and wrist anatomy as it relates to pathology
  • Get to the root causes of impairments faster with the best evaluations for:
    • Pain
    • Stiffness
    • Range of motion
    • Muscle testing
    • Sensation
    • Pinch
    • Skin condition
    • Deformities
    • Function
HANDS-ON LAB: Revolutionize your rehab toolbox for hand and wrist impairments
  • Practice effective techniques you can use immediately to:
    • Eliminate pain
    • Improve strength, coordination and endurance
    • Restore ROM
    • Manage edema and scarring
    • Increase function
    • Enhance independence and patient confidence
HANDS-ON LAB: Combine techniques more effectively for better outcomes
  • Edema control
  • Pain control
  • Range of motion exercises
  • Home program instruction
  • Scar management
  • Strengthening exercises
  • Endurance exercises
  • Modalities
    • Ultrasound
    • Iontophoresis
    • Thermotherapy
    • Cryotherapy
    • Paraffin baths
    • Contrast baths
    • Kinesiology tape
HANDS-ON LAB: Design advanced, innovative plans of care for your patients
  • Practice developing comprehensive treatment strategies for common impairments, including:
    • Carpal tunnel
    • Sprains and strains
    • Arthritis
    • Tendonitis
    • Trigger finger
    • Gamekeeper’s thumb
    • Ganglions
    • Epicondylitis
    • Tendon injuries
    • Hand edema
    • De Quervain’s disease
    • Boutonniére and swan neck deformities
    • Sagittal band injuries
    • Triangular fibrocartilage injuries
    • Ligament injuries and disruptions
    • Fractures
    • Crush injuries
    • Burns
    • Amputation
CASE STUDIES: Put knowledge to practice
  • Case study 1: Correctly select the root cause of impairment
  • Case study 2: Problem solve a complex hand injury and develop an effective treatment plan
  • Case study 3: Develop an advanced plan of care for a patient with De Quervain’s
  • Case study 4: Overcome barriers to effective strategy implementation
Don’t leave money on the table!
  • Coding and billing updates
  • Justify therapy with the right progress measures
  • Avoid denials and audits with these tips
Target Audience

  • Physical Therapists
  • Physical Therapist Assistants
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Occupational Therapy Assistants
  • Athletic Trainers
  • Strength and Conditioning Specialists
  • Exercise Physiologists
  • Physician Assistants
  • Nurses
  • Nurse Practitioners

JOSH GERRITY, OTR/L, CHT

Josh Gerrity, OTR/L, CHT, is an expert in hand therapy with over 18 years of experience helping patients recover from hand and wrist impairments and return to normal daily function. Certified in hand therapy, he currently practices at the Bone and Joint Center in Bismarck, ND, where he works with a group of hand specialists and orthopedic surgeons.

Mr. Gerrity travels nationally to present seminars on hand therapy, and he is known for his dynamic, hands-on teaching style. He serves as a guest lecturer on rehabilitation of hand pathologies for the University of Mary, his alma mater, and he also participates in a biannual Orthopedic Update Seminar held in Bismarck for therapists, physicians, and nurses in the North Dakota, South Dakota, and Montana region.



Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: Josh Gerrity has an employment relationship with Bone and Joint Center. He receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: Josh Gerrity has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.
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Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health professionals. As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your professions standards.

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Exercise Physiologists
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Nurses in full attendance will earn 6.3 contact hours. Partial contact hours will be awarded for partial attendance.


Occupational Therapists & Occupational Therapy Assistants
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PESI, Inc. is an AOTA Approved Provider of continuing education. Provider #: 3322. Full attendance at this course qualifies for 6.0 contact hours or .6 CEUs in the Category of Domain of OT and Occupational Therapy Process. Partial credit will be issued for partial attendance. The assignment of AOTA CEUs does not imply endorsement of specific course content, products, or clinical procedures by AOTA. Course Level: Intermediate.


Physical Therapists & Physical Therapist Assistants
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Physician Assistants
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